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powerful hurricane matthew makes its way toward the u-s -- people are being told to get out of town. plus... a flight has to evacuate after a phone overheats. and a very moving tribute to a yousu costumes for his funeral. i'm ally crutcher. jerry has the day off. let's check on your weather now with storm track 7 meteorologist eileen loan. good morning.
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tracking to our south.... a front is draped over us with 50s to the north and around 60 along and south of it... winds are light but becoming more southeasterly and will be picking up today. storms this morning will track out of the area and be replaced by more later today... especially toward the evening. but the bigger story is hurricane matthew... it is working through the bahamas right now and still aiming for the east coast of florida later today... and it is a big one... i'll have more on hurricane matthew and our share of wea with storm track 7 meteorologist eileen loan. good morning. we have a few showers and thunderstorms tracking to our south.... a front is draped over us with 50s to the north and around 60 along and south of it... winds are picking up today. storms this
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this week -- millions of americans could be in the path of hurricane matthew. the bahamas are being hammered right now... and matthew will likely strengthen as it moves toward the u-s. the hurricane has killed more than 2 dozen people -- mostly in haiti. sarah rosario is in daytona beach with more on the there are evacuation orders in place all along the than a decade.. its path could wreck havoc to this area which is why many people aren't taking get out. (sot) "the smartest thing is matthew. in florida, this could be the biggest evacuation in state and we can not save you." people along the coast filling up their tanks....but some drivers say fuel is hard to the carolinas. in south carolina....both
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coast. and according to the latest track the worst of the storm is expected to move into this area late night and through friday afternoon. schools, govent rosario kwwl news. in haiti -- more than 3-hundred- thousand people are in shelters. here's a view of the deadly storm from space -- thanks to nasa. this video is from a camera on
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larger than the state of texas. we'll continue to follow the hurricane's path -- and also take a look at how the storm could affect our weather here in eastern iowa. an iowa man is accused of murdering his parents. sean freese has been arrested. davenport police say they received a report of a shooting and found his parents' bodies inside their home. sean was arrested not long after -- and is now in the scott county jail. a seven-year-old girl walks into her ho a bodies. police in pennsylvania say the two overdosed on drugs. the mother's sister says she tried to get help for the young environment... "my sister wasn't the person she became when it came to drugs. she wasn't the person i knew. it was like the drugs had taken over and at first we didn't know it was heroin." "that's like the hardest thing because that's a 7-year-old. that's a 7-year-old that did
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a young boy from texas is fighting for his life... after being set on fire. he has burns on more than 20 percent of his body. his mother says he was playing in a field with two other children... when one boy poured gas on him and another criminal charges against the people they think are responsible... "he needs justice. i men,a no kid deserves to go through anything he's going through. at all. period." a nearby shed caught fire as well. superheroes honor a six-year-old boy, who was shot and killed. people wore superhero costumes to jacob hall's funeral in south carolina. his mother says jacob loved superheroes. he died three days after he was shot while playing on the playground at his elementary school last week. a 14-year-old boy is charged with murder in the shooting. a flight is forced to evacuate minutes before taking off after
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head from louisville to baltimore when 75 people on board had to get off. investigators are looking into whether the phone is samsungs new note 7. samsung recalled millions of new galaxy note 7 smartphones worldwide last month, after reports that the devices can catch fire while charging. decision 20-16... hillary clinton surrogates were out in full force in key battleground states -- including iowa. clinton's daughter chelsea stopping by the university of dubuque yesterday. veterans affairs to the affordable health care act. college... "my mom does believe that that comes from a family making 125 thousand dollars or less, which is about 90 percent of families in iowa, should be able to go to a state college or university tuition free." she also says hillary will try to
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graduating from a private college debt free. also in iowa -- former presidential candidate bernie sanders. he campaigned for clinton in des moines. sanders also slammed gop nominee donald trump over his income tax records... class, they're the ones who-- vetensra, education, our infrastructure. well, i respectfully disagree. hillary clinton disagrees (applause). voters in iowa when he was still running for president. donald trump holding a rally in nevada. he addressed supporters in reno and talked about the state's about obamacare... remember hillary clinton everybody, nciluding our country, a fortune." trump will be in new hampshire
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continuing our flood 20-16 coverage. cedar rapids now looking toward preventing any possible future flooding. here's what it looked like last week. the cedar river flooding parts of downtown --including the newbo area. most businesses and homes did avoid taking on heavy water --partly thanks to temporary barriers. the city meanwhile is still waiting for about 73-million dollars from the federal government. that money was approved back i 2008 --but never received. mayor ron corbett says he hopes they'll finally see some of "earlier this year flooding in all these natural disasters that have replaced cedar rapids because ours was eight years ago. this near-miss that we had is a way for us to elevate and get to the top of the list again." the plan includes 13-foot-tall
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as some removable walls. the red cross giving an updated picture on relief efforts throughout the flooding. it says it provided shelter to more than 7-hundred eastern iowa families. more than 21- thousand meals and snacks were served to flood victims -- and more than 36- hundred relief items and clean up supplies have been given out so far. kwwl getting a sneak peak at a building heavily damaged in the 2008 floods. here's a look at the new university of iowa visual arts building. the 77-million dollar project replaces the old one. it opened the beginning of the semester and many students are already spending a lot of time there. a major road project is making progress. construction workers busy paving university avenue in cedar falls over the last two weeks --where the new roundabouts will be. they hope to have both sides of the road open by the end of november. one business owner says the construction is really affecting have commented that they drive by it every day, and they didn't
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what we want to hear." leaders of the project say their get places. a new clinic is coming to -- sharing a building with a family video store already in business along franklin street. construction on the building is already underway to host the clinic -- a major renovation in downtown waterloo is coming along. owners of the new singlespeed beer next month. the 35 thousand square feet location is nearing the end of construction. singlespeed will have their own -- but for many -- the beer is the most exciting part. "currently in cedar falls, we production over here is to go to 4,000 and this room is built to hopefully get us to 12 to 14 thousand by 2020, we have to make sure the demand is here for that."
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buildings rich history he says they've had to keep a lot of the buildings original character -- like its hardwood flooring. the importance of being a gentleman. ten boys at irving elementary school in waterloo are enrolled in "boys to men." it's a new program put on by volunteers every week- where they learn the ins and outs of being a true gentlemen. from proper hygiene to respect- you should be doing your school wk orinstead of messing around because education is everything, education is power. businesses are also helping out the program- their polos that you see here, were donated from yonkers. it's coming up on today in iowa -- no scores for 8 innings. but last night's giants game against the mets ends with a plus... doesn't this just make you jealous of the birds, who have this view each and every day? we'll tell you where it's fall
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today through tonight. and
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tomorrow. i'll have more coming up. "now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast stormtrack 7 weather team: hurricane matthew continues to cause all sorts of trouble in the caribbean and is heading our way... the latest track takes it right along the east coast of florida and up toward the carolinas for the too, although our winds won't be as strong, we could still have a few up to around 60 mph later today with some hail possible, too. showers and storms tracking through this morning could have some gusty winds, but weather network cameras will catch the showers and thunderstorms off and on today, especially toward the evening hours. temperatures are in the 50s to low
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west... on the back side of a front draped over us. winds will become gusty today... strongest with the storms later today. storms this morning are mostly to our south, but will activity will be between 6 and midnight in our area and then we cool down tomorrow. storms today will bring by the time this system tracks out. we will have a few rounds of showers and storms today with highs in the 70s and gusty southeast winds. will eventually taper off by early friday morning. friday will be gusty and cooler with northwest winds making the 50s and low 60s feel even weekend. mainly dry for the rest may track through on monday. it's that time of year when leaves change colors. check out this video out of vermont. drone video capturing the fall foliage in the state. you can tell there's plenty of conditions -- but those reds sure are vibrant... "i think there's definitely different colors that you see when you're kind of analyzing them looking down rather than the straight shot on." it's becoming a big driver of the
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to spend about 6-hundred- million dollars on food, places to stay, and cool down tomorrow. storms today will bring some heavy rainfall with some of us getting over 2" of rainfall by the time this system tracks out. we will have a few rounds of showers and storms today with highs in the 70s and gusty southeast winds. winds will turn from the south to the west tonid taper off by early friday morning. friday will be gusty the 50s and low 60s feel even cooler. chilly start for saturday with highs in the mid to upper 60s for the forecast, although a few showers may track through on monday. back side of a front draped over us. winds will become gusty today... mostly to our south, but will track northward along the front... most of the cool down tomorrow. storms today will bring some heavy have a few rounds of showers and
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for the weekend. mainly dry for through on monday. it's that time of year when leaves change colors. check out this video out of vermont. you can tell there's plenty of green left out there. the state is still approaching "i think there's definitely different colors that you see when you're kind of analyzing them looking down rather than the straight shot on." it's becoming a big driver of the state's economy. the state expects around 3 point 2- million travelers this fall to spend about 6-hundred- million dollars on food, places to stay, and shopping.
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house garden -- including one from eastern iowa. plus... he was just trying to keep everyone on the court safe. let's just say the exact opposite happened. you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in cedar falls, dubuque, saint lucas and all
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over the mets last night. with two guys on base -- the giant's conor gillaspie hits itl way into the mets bullpen. the long ball scoring three runs in a game where nobody scored up until the ninth inning. he hit just six home runs during the regular season. in the n-b-a -- the pre-season is underway -- and blake griffin of the l-a clippers invented a new way to get his teammates open. his teammate loses his shoe. griffin then grabs it -- attempts to toss it off the court -- but instead -- hits an opposing player in the face.
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today -- the white house will hold their final fall harvest. among the crops that will be harvested include eggplant, okra, herbs and tomatoes. first lady michelle obama created the garden in 2009, during her first year at the white house... and expanded it from 11-hundred square feet to 28-hundred square feet.. and the first lady will be joined by students across the country -- including olivia eckerman from waverly. we first told you about her yesterday on today in iowa. contest at the "fuel up to play 60" national summit. fans of the t-v show gilmore girls got to experience what life might be like at one of the show's iconic spots. luke's diner is where the show's main characters spend many mornings chatting about life drama. more than 2- hundred coffee shops across the nation got in on the fun including this one in green bay. fans also got a free cup of coffee while dishing over their favorite gilmore girls episode.
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marathon in 401 days! it's all to raise awareness of anti- bullying charities. ben smith visited more than 1- hundred schools and raised more than 2-hundred and 80-thousand dollars. he started and finished his final marathon in his hometown in england, where he crossed the finish line. it's coming up on today in iowa -- celebrities are making yoga pants the new perfume in endorsements. we'll tell you which ones have jumped on the
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endorsed it. from fashion to food. having a famous face attached to the label can be ideal for companies trying to sell more stuff. but more than ever . (nats) fans of the bey-hive can it's part of a fitness meets fashion trend called athleisure. kate hudson -- brooke
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activewear lines. the point? make stylish -- flattering -- clothing that can go from the gym -- to the coffee shop -- and -- last fiscal year -- nike's the rate of growth on the men's from the npd group -- from june seven percent -- in the entire industry. when you are talking which perhaps means more celebs and brands wanting to cash in. for consumer watch
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check of your storm track seven forecast. showers and storms today through tonight with breezy conditions and mild temps. breezy and monday with most of us dry through midweek. it's and coming up on prison for a crime he did not commit is now free. plus... lady liberty's about to
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now on today in iowa... hurricane matthew set to hit the u-s later today - as the storm intensifies. plus... an iowa world war two vet who died decades ago now being honored after his remains are brought home. and several eastern iowa counties say people aren't filling out their absentee ballots correctly. they're making the same m. report. good morning, i'm ally crutcher. jerry has the day off. storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is here now with your storm track seven forecast. we have a few showers and

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